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Tenn.; Real Estate-Arnold Co., Brentwood, Tenn.; Music Publisher, Brentwood, Tenn.; and Farmer, Brentwood, Tenn. Honor: Top folk singer in U. S. for 1948. Ad­dress: Brentwood, Tennessee.
Arthur, Charline, b. 9/2/29, Henrietta, Texas, h. Jack Ar­thur. Entertainment experience: KPLT, Paris, Texas; KERB, Kermit, Texas; KECK, Odessa, Texas; KRRV, Sherman, Texas; KRLD, Big D Jamboree, Dallas, Texas. Songs recorded: Welcome to the Club; What About To­morrow; Anything Can Happen; I'm Having a Party; Heartbreak Ahead; The Good and the Bad; Too Long; Too Many Times; and Flash Your Diamonds. Address: KRLD, Dallas, Texas.
Atcher, Bob, b. 5/11/14, Hardin County, Ky.; w. Marguerte; s. Robert. Attended Univ. of Ky. Plays guitar. En­tertainment experience: WHAS, Louisville, Ky.; WBBM, Chicago, 111.; and WLS, Chicago, 111. Songs recorded: Home on the Range; Red River Valley; The Strawberry Roan; Little Joe the Wrangler; Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie; The Cowboy's Dream; I've No Use for the Women; The Old Chisolm Trail; Walking the Floor Over You; You Are My Sunshine; Pins and Needles; Cool Water; and Signed, Sealed and Delivered. Album: Songs of the Saddle. Address: 1230 Washington Blvd., Chicago, Illinois.
Atkins, Chet, "Mr. Guitar"; b. 6/20/24, Luttrell, Tenn.; w. Leona Johnson; d. Merle. Plays electric guitar. Enter­tainment experience: WNOX, Knoxville, Tenn., 1941; WRGL, Columbus, Ga.; WNOX, Knoxville, 1942; KWTO, Springfield, Mo., 1949-50; Denver, Colo.; and WSM Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, Tenn., 1950—. Albums for RCA: Chet Atkins at Home; My Brother Sings; Boo Boo Stick Beat; Hum and Strum; Chet Atkins Teenville; Music From Hollywood; Chet Atkins in Three Dimen­sions; Finger Style Guitar; and Stringin' Along With Chet Atkins. Songs recorded: Fig Leaf Rag; Country Gentlemen; Centipede Boogie; San Antonio Rose; Co­lonial Ballroom; Hidden Charm; Blue Echo; Honey; Lady Loves; Shine On Harvest Moon; Somebody Stole My Gal; Downhill Drag; and Yankee Doodle and Dixie. Artists and Repertoire Man for RCA, Nashville, Tenn.